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Creator:
Print made by P. Crotchet, active 1768, British
after Daniel Dodd, active 1761–1780, British
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Title:
Grown Ladies Taught to Dance
Date:
1768
Medium:
Line engraving, etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 11/16 x 10 3/4 inches (37.3 x 27.3 cm), Plate: 11 15/16 x 9 9/16 inches (30.4 x 24.3 cm), and Image: 10 1/4 x 8 13/16 inches (26.1 x 22.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "41876"

Lettered, lower center: "GROWN LADIES TAUGHT TO DANCE. | Engraved from an Original Picture of M.r D. Dodd. | London, Printed for Rob.t Sayer, Map & Printseller, No. 53 in Fleet Street."; lower right: "P. Crotchet Sculpt. | Published as the Act directs Jan. 1, 1768."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.865
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bear | books | bows | caricature | dancing | dogs (animals) | dresses | genre subject | interior | mandolin | monkey (animal) | music | obese | old | paintings | roses | satire | teaching | window | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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The Pursuit of Happiness - A View of Life in Georgian England (Yale Center for British Art, 1977-04-19 - 1977-09-18)

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41077
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